Speakers: Jeff Jarvis

Experiencing healthy sexuality is a challenge that every human will wrestle with. It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, single or married, gay, straight, asexual, or anywhere in between. Over our lifetime we’ll spend a ton of energy trying to understand or accept either our own unique sexual identities and expressions or of someone we love.

Sadly, talking about these personal challenges in families and communities has often proven awkward – especially within religious communities. After all, sexuality has largely been seen as one of those necessary evils – a carnal, sinful part of our lives that is completely unrelated, if not divorced from the spiritual journey.

Question…. Who told us this?

Where did these perspectives and beliefs come from? And even more importantly, what has been the cost of these beliefs in our pursuit of a healthier sexuality?

We believe that If we’re going to become fully integrated people – we need a healthier sexual ethic – one that works not just for married, heterosexual couples, but for everyone.

To get there though, we need to go back a ways. Someone once said, “In order to know where we’re going, we need to know where we’ve been”.

Let’s talk about this on Sunday in the gym. Invite someone and join us either in person or online.

 

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